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Hovde, Ellen

Overview
Works: 138 works in 372 publications in 1 language and 11,923 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Cross-cultural studies  Interviews  Documentary films  Drama  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Author, Editor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: E208, 973.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Ellen Hovde
Publications by Ellen Hovde
Publications by Ellen Hovde, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ellen Hovde
 
Most widely held works by Ellen Hovde
Liberty! the American Revolution ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,936 libraries worldwide
Liberty! is a exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today
Grey Gardens by David Maysles( visu )
31 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once an aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens
Benjamin Franklin ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
Traces Franklin's life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
American photography : a century of images by Ellen Hovde( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life--influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in matters of life and death, medicine, science and war
The Crash of 1929 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
On October 29, 1929 - Black Monday - large and small investors alike lost corporate and personal fortunes when the stock market crashed. This program examines the reasons behind the crash and whether the crash was predictable
Saving the national treasures ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights are literally fading away. The Archives' curators have detected signs of decay. A five year project is underway to design new encasements and a new rotunda for the charters
Five films about Christo & Jeanne-Claude ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The 30 year collaboration between acclaimed filmmakers Albert and David Maysles, and the renowned environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Behind the scenes [the complete series] ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the creative process behind the visual and performing arts. Goes behind the scenes with renowned artists and performers, covering fields of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, music, dance and theater. Designed to instill creative and critical thinking skills in children through the creative arts
Julie Taymor setting a scene ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The Tempest. The children are also given a taste of the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music
Dogs. the early years ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The first program explores the world of dogs that go the extra step beyond man's best friend-- service dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs, celebrity dogs, sheepdogs and war dogs. The second program looks at puppies. Trainers, breeders, owners, vets, biologists and dog lovers of every kind talk about puppies - their talents and temperaments, needs and loves
Behind the scenes with David Hockney ( visu )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates that balance doesn't necessarily mean symmetry. See how artists create balance through shape and color, as well as how artists use imbalance. Sculptor Nancy Graves wears a hard hat and works in a foundry to create a work that is a surprising balancing act
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Probes the traditions of dance in communities around the world--from the often misunderstood waltz to the eloquent gestures of an Asante court dancer in Ghana, and from the latest hip-hop in Morocco to a ballet class in Russia and a modern dance rehearsal in New York
An empire of reason ( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Docudrama recreating the ratification debates on the U.S. Constitution as if they were being covered by today's television news. Highlights the New York convention in July, 1788
American photography : a century of images ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
The power of the photographic image remains undiminished in the latter part of the 20th century, even though it faces new challenges from television, technology, motion pictures, and elsewhere. Photography Transformed examines surveillance photography and the Cuban Missile crisis, searing images from the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights violence-while highlighting the transformation to the new era of image-driven celebrity, presidential "image politics," and the challenge to achieve photographic truth when computers have the ability to alter photography without detection. The film presents a message that is very clear: despite new technologies, still images-whether captured on film or as electrons-will endure
Behind the scenes with Julie Taymor ( visu )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
A visit with theater director Julie Taymor who gives children a glimpse of her at work staging scenes from The tempest. Shows children the kind of visual theater created by using puppets, masks and music
The reluctant revolutionaries Blows must decide ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Episode 1. In 1763 American colonists were happily British, and proud to be subjects of King George. With the end of the French and Indian war, America became a land of opportunity, and the future founding fathers were poised to take advantage of it. Then the British imposed a seemingly routine tax--the Stamp Act. It created a firestorm throughout the colonies as Americans saw their liberties and power threatened. Benjamin Franklin found himself in the center of controversy as relations between England and America unravelled--Container
Sex and social dance ( visu )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
This program examines the male and female roles in dancing in three different societies: USA, Morocco, and Cook Islands of Polynesia. Includes archival film footage
The world turned upside down Are we to be a nation? ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Episode 6. Following the war, the nation faced a new set of challenges: bankruptcy, no common currency, no national army, states acting like sovereign nations, and no strong government capable of dealing with these problems. In 1776 a constitutional convention met in Philadelphia which ratified a new system of government and included the Bill of Rights. The revolutionary idea that power should flow upward from the people instead of downward from a king heralded the birth of modern politics
Behind the scenes with Wayne Thiebaud ( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Wayne Thiebaud shows how volume, shape, feeling and movement can transform a line into art. Cartoonist Matt Groening demonstrates how lines can suggest movement in comic strips
Behind the scenes ( visu )
in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the creative process behind the visual arts of painting and drawing. David Hockney, whose work spans painting, drawing, book illustrations, photo-collage and set design shows how modern artists play with perspective, illusions of depth and the vanishing point. Artist Wayne Tiebaud shows how volume, shape and movement can transform a simple line into art. Artist Robert Gil de Montes shows how his reliance on color and imagination in his art reflects a keen awareness of his Mexican roots
 
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